Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation Charitable Events

Red & Black Butterfly's Flying from Cupped HandsAt Karen Ann Quinlan Memorial Foundation we are striving to create a culture that will benefit us all. We want to be connected with our community and add more life to our involvement. Join us and enjoy the experience.


SK Paper Shred Event

2015 Dates include:
Saturday, March 14
Saturday, May 9
Saturday, July 11
Saturday, September 12
Saturday, November 14

Hosted at Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice
99 Sparta Avenue
Newton, New Jersey
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
 

Protect Yourself and Prevent Your Company Documents from Getting into the Wrong Hands! With identity theft and proper document disposal being in the forefront of personal and organization security, make this worthwhile fundraiser a regular stop on your monthly calendar. Have your confidential documents professionally shredded on site in SK Paper Shred’s Commercial/Computerized Shred Trucks. $6.00 for each paper grocery-sized bag shredded.

Pre-purchase and SK Paper Shred bag for $5.00 — save money and time by simply dropping off your pre-paid material at any of the 2015 Paper Shred Events.

Call (973) 383-0115 for information/registration
or email: jsmith@karenannquinlanhospice.org

Paper Shredding


Saturday, April 18

Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice 35th Anniversary Gala

Hosted at Perona Farms
350 Andover-Sparta Road
Andover, New Jersey
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
 

Presenting Sponsor, Lakeland Bank, invites you to join this milestone celebration – the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice 35th Anniversary Gala. In addition to music from Meant to Be and an irresistible silent auction, the evening will highlight the vision and mission of the late Joseph T. Quinlan and Julia Quinlan; and how this monumental journey changed the way the world looked at end-of-life matters.  $135.00 per person. Sponsorship and advertising opportunities available. 35th Anniversary Gala Invitation (jpg)

For questions or reservations, please call the hospice at (973) 383-0115 or (800) 882-1117 and ask for Jennifer Smith, Events Manager jsmith@karenannquinlanhospice.org.

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November 2015 Date to be Announced

Dental Day for Hospice

Hosted at Sparta Dental Designs
Dr. Edward Tirpack, DMD, MAGD, Dr. Seth Perlmutter, DMD, Dr. Kathleen Dunn, DMD
16 Lafayette Road
Sparta, New Jersey
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
 

Come join the fun with refreshments and give-a-ways, while at the same time Dr. Tirpack, Dr. Perlmutter, Dr. Dunn and their staff will make sure your smile stays beautiful and healthy. Any new or existing patient can schedule an appointment on Dental Day for Hospice and the doctors and their professional team will donate their time and fees back to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice. Make your appointment today – (973) 729-2113!

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2015 Dates to Be Announced

Krave Dinners & Wine Pairings

Hosted at Krave Cafe + Caterer
102 Sparta Avenue
Newton, New Jersey
Begins at 6:00 p.m.
 

Take a culinary journey with the eclectic creations from Chef Rich Hashway, owner of Krave Cafe + Caterer, coupled with a vast array wines from foreign and domestic vineyards selected by Randy Burke, Burke’s Wine & Liquor owner and sommelier. Event menu will be released one month before the Dinner & Wine Pairing, $75.00 per person. Seating is limited, reservations can be made by calling Krave Cafe + Caterer at 973-383-2600.

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2015 Date to be Announced

A Season of Gratitude Fashion Show

Romano Conference and Education Center
on the campus of Newton Medical Center
175 High Street
Newton, New Jersey
Begins at 5:30 p.m. 
 

Join us for this exciting night of fashions by PB&J, light fare provided by Krave Cafe and Caterers, featured silent auction items, and samples from a local winery. The evening is a wonderful opportunity to connect with friends, cheer the upcoming holiday season and to provide fundraising support for the new Home for Hospice. $45.00 per guest.

For questions or reservations, please call the hospice at (973) 383-0115 or (800) 882-1117 and ask for Jennifer Smith, Events Manager jsmith@karenannquinlanhospice.org.

 

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Three locations in Warren, Pike and Sussex Counties

Lights of Life Memorial Celebration

December 2015 Date to be Announced

Warren County Lights of Life Memorial Service to be hosted at
Wayne DuMount Administrative Center
Route 519, Belvidere, New Jersey
 

December 2015 Date to be Announced

Pike County Lights of Life Memorial Service to be hosted at
The Church of the Good Shepherd
On the Corer of 5th and Catherine Street, Milford, Pennsylvania
 

December 2015 Date to be Announced

Sussex County Lights of Life Memorial Service to be hosted at
Sussex County Community College
One College Hill, Newton, New Jersey
 

Join us for the annual Lights of Life Memorial Celebration. For each $20 donation the name of a loved one will be remembered at the event with a light on one of several memorial trees on display throughout Sussex and Warren Counties in New Jersey and Pike County in Pennsylvania. For a $100 donation, your loved one’s name will be memorialized at the event and you will also receive a keepsake Lenox ornament to commemorate the occasion.Lights of Life Memorial Donation Form (PDF).

If you have any further questions or need assistance, please call the hospice at (973) 383-0115 or (800) 882-1117 and ask for Jennifer Smith, Events Manager jsmith@karenannquinlanhospice.org.

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February 20, 2015

High Tea for Hospice

Hosted at Farmstead Golf & Country Club
Lafayette, New Jersey
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
 

Gather with friends for the traditional High Tea for Hospice in the country setting at the Farmstead Golf & Country Club. Guests will enjoy a variety of teas and a traditional High Tea menu. $35.00 per person, reserve your seat today! (973) 383-0115.

 



2015 Date to Be Announced

Heart of Hospice Music Fest

Hosted at Branchville American Legion Post 157
157 Route 206
Branchville, New Jersey
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
 

R.E.N.O. presents the Heart of Hospice Music Fest to welcome music lovers and hospice supporters to gather for great music and good food throughout this six-hour, music-packed event. Performances by area favorites: R.E.N.O., Cardon Racquet & Friends, The Acoustic Wolves, Fish House Road, and the Culver Gap Band with Jerry Hoffman. $10.00 donation at the door.

If you have any further questions, please call the hospice at (973) 383-0115 or (800) 882-1117 and ask for Jennifer Smith, Events Manager jsmith@karenannquinlanhospice.org.

(Volunteer Opportunity)

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Three locations in Warren, Pike and Sussex Counties

Butterfly Release Celebrations

Saturday, June 2015 – Date To Be Announced. Service will begin at 11:00 a.m.

Warren County Butterfly Release Celebration to be hosted at
The Karen Nash Memorial Butterfly Garden on the grounds of Memorial Elementary School
300 West Stewart Street, Washington, New Jersey
 

Saturday, June 2015 – Date To Be Announced. Service will begin at 4:00 p.m.

Pike County Butterfly Release Celebration to be hosted at Memorial Park
On the Corner of 5th and Catharine Street, Milford, Pennsylvania
 

Sunday, June 2015 – Date To Be Announced. Service will begin at 2:00 p.m.

Sussex County Butterfly Release Celebration to be hosted at
Sussex County Community College
One College Hill, Newton, New Jersey
 

The Butterfly Release Celebration is sponsored by the Smith-McCracken & Wood Funeral Homes.

Please note: If you would like, the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice staff is happy to send out Butterfly Release Celebration acknowledgments and butterfly lapel pins throughout the year, and will contact families when event release details are in place.

Call (973) 383-0115 for information/registration
or email: jsmith@karenannquinlanhospice.org

Registration form (PDF)

(Volunteer Opportunity)

Event Sponsor: Robert McCracken, center, is pictured with his professional team from Smith-McCracken Funeral Home in Newton, NJ and Wood Funeral Home in Branchville, NJ.


Sunday, September 2015 Date To Be Announced

31st Annual Wine & Cheese Festival

Hosted at Waterwheel Farm
124 Fredon-Marksboro Road
Fredon, New Jersey
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
 

Friends of Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice and Burke’s Wine & Liquor invite you to spend an afternoon at beautiful Waterwheel Farm-enjoying fine wines, cheeses, live band, auctions and more!

Wine & Cheese Registration Form (PDF)

 


We also offer special groups and workshops to support those in grief to remember their loved ones throughout the year:

Special Groups and Workshops

Free Blood Pressure Screenings

Dates & locations to be announced.  Return to top of page

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